Pay to play alpha... why am I not surprised
I'm not sure those selected were paying only
to play alpha...
No, but the majority aren't paying to play 1.0 so...
Like I said though it's not surprising. Perhaps the beta will be open to anyone.
It will be.
On top of that, the free trial period will begin again at the end of September 30, 2012.
Free trial starts in a month? That leaves them a month to complete their alpha and beta tests and make adjustments on feedback... wut do?
If your active, your free as of 9/30.
Last server save is 11/1. (nothing saved past this point)
Servers shutdown 11/11.
They MAY keep them open.
Sometime in Nov phase1 alpha stress test starts in japan with them ramping up the hours its open and countries starting at phase 2.
once alpha is done beta launches for ps3/pc at same time ( roughly jan 18th)
One could only hope they don't ban me since I put in my app a link to my addon site lol... Yoshi and the dev team have my source code though; so not too concerned :)